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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Bask in the big city lights of Los Angeles and San Francisco, Live it up in Vegas, Hike through Yosemite, Check out Death Valley, Get your kicks on Route 66, Stare in wonder at the Grand Canyon, Snap pics of Joshua Tree National Park's iconic vegetation

From Joshua trees and the Grand Canyon to roadside burger joints and the cosmopolitan streets of San Francisco, this region is loaded with the intriguing and the incredible. Best of all, the San Francisco to Los Angeles itinerary is structured so that those short on time can experience the region's best. At any of the sights you'll get great pictures and a greater appreciation of what you're seeing. Best of all, national park entrances fees are included, so you can explore Yosemite and still try your luck in Las Vegas.

Day 1: San Francisco
Arrive at any time.
Activity: Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.
Accommodation: Le Meridien San Francisco (or similar)

Day 2: San Francisco/Yosemite National Park
On the way out of San Francisco, take in some final sights. Stop at the Golden Gate Bridge, where on a clear day you can see the San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz and the Bay Bridge to one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. Drive past some iconic attractions of the city as we head the towards the Sierra Nevadas. Stop to try some of the region's best produce en route to Yosemite National Park.
Transport: Travel time includes stops along the way.
Activity: What trip to San Fran would be complete without seeing the Golden Gate Bridge? Depending on time, step foot on this famous red suspension bridge or find a great viewing point to take some photos.
Activity: California's Central Valley is one of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States. Nestled in between California's Coastal Range and the Sierra Nevadas, the region is known for fruits, vegetables and nuts. Stop in the heart of the valley to sample some of the seasonal favorites.
Accommodation: Pines Inn Resort (or similar)

Day 3: Yosemite National Park/Sierra Nevadas
Travel through Yosemite to see majestic waterfalls, clear lakes, beautiful meadows granite cliffs. Hike past waterfalls and amongst the giant sequoias towering above. With a keen eye, you may be lucky enough to spot black bears, deer or coyotes. Spend the day enjoying the sights of El Capitan and Half Dome, before driving alongside the Sierra Nevada mountain range to our hotel for the night.
Activity: Take this scenic route through the Sierra Nevada mountain range connecting Bishop with the Yosemite Valley floor. Pass by lakes, meadows, and groves, and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife along the way. (Seasonal July through mid October.)
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: Picturesque valleys, vast wilderness, powerful waterfalls, elusive wildlife, ancient sequoias and more than 16 types of granite make up this internationally recognized national park. Hike the trails, get up close to ancient rock formations and take panoramic photos of this gorgeous landscape. Keep an eye out for black bears, deer, and coyotes.
Accommodation: La Quinta Bakersfield South (or similar)

Day 4: Death Valley National Park/Las Vegas
Head to desolate Death Valley — the hottest, driest, and lowest spot in North America. Travel to one of the country's most rugged landscapes — the legendary Death Valley, California. Soak in the dramatic landscape. Carry on to Las Vegas and explore the famous Vegas strip. Opt to take a VIP party bus or limousine tour or try your luck at the slots and poker tables.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: The Death Valley is one of America's most extreme locations - from sand dunes and desert, to badlands, towering peaks, and a basin that actually registers below sea-level, this is sure to be an unforgettable stop. Hottest. Driest. Lowest. There's a bit of everything here on the border of California and Nevada.
Accommodation: Golden Nugget Las Vegas (or similar)

Day 5: Las Vegas/Grand Canyon National Park
Leave the bright lights of Vegas behind to take a bite out of a piece Americana on Route 66. Experience a blast from the past at an wacky burger joint. Continue through Kaibab National Forest en route to one of the earth's greatest on-going geological spectacles, the Grand Canyon. Take a short hike along the rim of the Grand Canyon before watching the colors of the canyon change with sunset at the rim. Travel Route 66 from Vegas, Continue the drive to one of the earth's greatest on-going geological spectacles, the Grand Canyon.
Transport: Travel time includes stops along the way.
Activity: Take a trip back in time to the birthplace of Route 66. Established in the early 1900s as the first transcontinental highways in the U.S, Route 66 has a lot of history on it's original length of almost 2,500 miles. Starting in Chicago, Illinois and travelling through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, before ending at the ocean in Santa Monica California. The creation of the Interstate system bypassed the majority of Route 66, creating ghost towns along it's original route, though there are a few iconic Americana towns still delivering experiences from the past. Check out the historic general store, original motels, and don't forget to get your kicks!
Activity: Visit the south rim of the canyon for a great first impression. Marvel as the Grand Canyon unfolds before you. Don't get too close. The land drops almost straight down for more than 1,000m (3,280 ft) into the serpentine canyons below! The gorge is filled with rocky buttes, sheer limestone cliffs, and deep canyons all arrayed in a rainbow of colors. Words defy. This is truly one of the most magnificent sights on earth.
Accommodation: Red Feather Lodge (or similar)
Meal(s): Dinner (Pizza dinner overlooking the Grand Canyon.)

Day 6: Grand Canyon National Park/Lake Havasu City
Get a bird's-eye view of the Grand Canyon with an optional helicopter flight. Take a final morning at this world wonder before heading to Lake Havasu City, next to the crystal-clear waters of the Colorado River. Opt to go for a dip in the Colorado River or check out the famous London Bridge.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Accommodation: Quality Inn & Suites Lake Havasu (or similar)

Day 7: Lake Havasu City/Los Angeles
Depart Lake Havasu City and head to Joshua Tree National Park. Hike among the boulders and famous trees (actually yuccas) in Joshua Tree National Park. Continue to the City of Angels. Enjoy an orientation of Los Angeles. Drive through Beverly Hills and view one of the world's most exclusive 3-block districts, Rodeo Drive. Continue on to see the stars on the most famous sidewalk in Hollywood on a drive through the city. Enjoy a final night as a group out on the town.
Transport: Travel time includes stops along the way.
Activity: Discover the rugged rock formations and iconic Joshua trees that gave this National Park it's name. Go for a hike, keep a sharp eye out for desert wildlife, and take in the incredible scenery.
Transport: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
Activity: Drive around to spot some of the main highlights of the area. See the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Hollywood sign, and swing by Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive.
Activity: Wander around this iconic locale to find stars along the Walk of Fame; celebrities' handprints, footprints, and signatures in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre; and views of the Hollywood sign.
Accommodation: Dunes Inn Sunset (or similar)

Day 8: Los Angeles
Depart at any time.

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Inclusions

Meals Included
1 dinner

Transport
Air-conditioned private touring van, walking, hiking

Inclusions
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group. Yosemite NP Visit. Death Valley NP Visit. Grand Canyon NP Visit. Joshua Tree NP Visit. Route 66 Visit. Sunset at the rim of the Grand Canyon. Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas. Entrance fees to all national parks with hiking and walking excursions. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities. June to September Tour Start Dates Only: Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents for camping by Yosemite and Grand Canyon National Parks.

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Accommodations

October-May Start Dates: Hotels (7 nts). June-September Start Dates: Hotels (5 nts), participation camping (2 nts).

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

G Adventures Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4
Accommodations
3.6
Itinerary
4.1
Professional Staff
4.3
Repeat with Operator
4
Value for Money
3.9

Ratings based off 450 reviews about G Adventures Tours - currently showing 15 reviews with comments only

This was my 8th tour with this operator and I have a 9th scheduled. Obviously I am happy with this operator.

It was a great tour and are guides were very knowledgeable.

A Gadventures tour is a great affordable way to see the country and get the opportunity to meet and interact with the local people

It was a dream vacation.Thank you.

The G-Adventures travel guides were excellent

All 100% perfect, nothing to be done better

The G Adventures tour was fantastic.

Very satisfied with tour, enjoyed it very much.

I liked the variety of activities and the chance to opt out without undue pressure. I met some really fun people on this tour.

Everyone connected with the tour went above and beyond. The tour was more than I ever dreamt!

Our CEO Solofo for this trip is fantastic. He is patient and very nice. He went extra ways to help me and other members. I really enjoy this trip because of him! He is an excellent CEO. I definitely will recommend to other friends about him. Pls let him know that we really enjoy his introduction. He is also very informative and knowledgeable. In a word, he is excellent!

Great trip at a reasonable price.

Awesome trip in a great country. Our CEO was professional and fun!!!

G adventures offers hands down some of the best tour packages out there!

The Japan vacation was better than I expected!!!! It was an active "moving" trip, which I truly enjoyed. I've done "coach tours" where you sit on the bus and they take you -- this experience was "hands on" riding the buses, trains and running through the streets -- it was amazing !!!!! We got the full feel of Japan and the people. This trip is not for the weak or slow pace crowd - you drag your luggage through the streets, up and down stairs --- it was truly exciting and exhilarating. G adventures has a fan for life. The instructions and assistance was outstanding -- Great job - Steve (AffordableTours.com) was outstanding !


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